Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 410 379 406
Rank change year-on-year -31 +27 -7
Contract jobs citing Java EE 519 533 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.60% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 1.88% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 360 370
England median daily rate £500 £454 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.19% +7.40% -0.59%
10th Percentile £346 £313 £313
90th Percentile £590 £616 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -23.81%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -23.81%

Java EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,903 28,286 29,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.33% 31.84% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,496 19,705 20,306
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £284
90th Percentile £631 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 322 500
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.05 £15.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.31 £52.50 £56.58
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in England over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in England

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the England region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 282 £525 +10.53% 86
South East -19 131 £450 -10.00% 40
Midlands -17 43 £425 - 18
North of England +10 34 £393 +3.29% 26
East Midlands -20 31 £425 +1.19% 10
North West +12 20 £500 +48.15% 17
Yorkshire -6 13 £385 -9.41% 7
East of England -36 13 £506 +20.54% 22
West Midlands -1 12 £400 -14.35% 8
South West +10 9 £438 -5.41% 14
North East +56 1 - - 2
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 499 (96.15%) Java
2 345 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (50.48%) REST
4 249 (47.98%) Spring
5 246 (47.40%) Hibernate
6 238 (45.86%) Maven
7 195 (37.57%) JUnit
8 178 (34.30%) TDD
9 164 (31.60%) SQL
10 162 (31.21%) Microservices
11 155 (29.87%) JavaScript
11 155 (29.87%) JMS
12 153 (29.48%) Git (software)
13 150 (28.90%) RESTful
14 149 (28.71%) Web Services
15 143 (27.55%) Relational Database
16 140 (26.97%) Oracle
17 134 (25.82%) MVC
18 133 (25.63%) AngularJS
19 127 (24.47%) OO
20 121 (23.31%) Mockito
21 118 (22.74%) JIRA
22 117 (22.54%) Test Automation
23 113 (21.77%) CSS
23 113 (21.77%) Jenkins
24 112 (21.58%) HTML
25 110 (21.19%) XML
26 108 (20.81%) Scrum
27 106 (20.42%) NoSQL
28 102 (19.65%) SOAP

Java EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (15.61%) Tomcat
2 70 (13.49%) Confluence
2 70 (13.49%) WildFly
3 69 (13.29%) JBoss
4 57 (10.98%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (8.29%) WebSphere
6 39 (7.51%) WebLogic
7 34 (6.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (6.36%) Mule
9 29 (5.59%) Apache
10 18 (3.47%) Apache Solr
10 18 (3.47%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.93%) IIS
12 9 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (1.73%) CMS
13 7 (1.35%) GlassFish
13 7 (1.35%) IBM Domino
14 6 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
14 6 (1.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (4.62%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.96%) Actimize
2 5 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 91 (17.53%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.97%) PaaS
4 27 (5.20%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (5.20%) IaaS
5 18 (3.47%) SaaS
6 16 (3.08%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.31%) Algolia
8 10 (1.93%) GitHub
8 10 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.16%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.96%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.96%) Google Checkout
10 5 (0.96%) Serverless
11 4 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.58%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) HTTP
1 7 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.96%) BIG-IP
2 5 (0.96%) DNS
2 5 (0.96%) Firewall
2 5 (0.96%) Internet
3 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.58%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.19%) Intranet
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (27.55%) Relational Database
2 106 (20.42%) NoSQL
3 96 (18.50%) RDBMS
4 52 (10.02%) MySQL
5 43 (8.29%) MongoDB
5 43 (8.29%) SQL Server
6 23 (4.43%) Neo4j
6 23 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (4.05%) Hadoop
8 18 (3.47%) Big Data
9 15 (2.89%) Redis
10 12 (2.31%) Hazelcast
11 11 (2.12%) DB2
12 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.54%) MarkLogic
14 7 (1.35%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.96%) Endeca
16 4 (0.77%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.77%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 238 (45.86%) Maven
2 195 (37.57%) JUnit
3 153 (29.48%) Git (software)
4 121 (23.31%) Mockito
5 118 (22.74%) JIRA
6 113 (21.77%) Jenkins
7 78 (15.03%) SonarQube
8 66 (12.72%) Subversion
8 66 (12.72%) Vagrant
9 64 (12.33%) Liquibase
10 63 (12.14%) Checkstyle
11 52 (10.02%) Gradle
12 51 (9.83%) Ant
13 39 (7.51%) Cucumber
14 38 (7.32%) Eclipse
15 32 (6.17%) Bitbucket
16 30 (5.78%) Selenium
17 25 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
18 18 (3.47%) SoapUI
19 17 (3.28%) IntelliJ
General
1 80 (15.41%) Finance
2 52 (10.02%) Banking
3 24 (4.62%) Retail
4 15 (2.89%) Marketing
5 13 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.31%) Advertising
7 11 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.54%) Electronics
9 7 (1.35%) Games
10 6 (1.16%) Publishing
11 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.58%) Automotive
12 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 2 (0.39%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (78.03%) Developer
2 353 (68.02%) Java Developer
3 67 (12.91%) Senior Developer
4 51 (9.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 46 (8.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 45 (8.67%) Architect
7 33 (6.36%) Agile Developer
8 19 (3.66%) Agile Java Developer
8 19 (3.66%) Angular Developer
8 19 (3.66%) Java Engineer
8 19 (3.66%) Software Engineer
8 19 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (3.28%) Senior Agile Developer
11 15 (2.89%) Lead Developer
12 14 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
13 13 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
14 12 (2.31%) Java Architect
15 11 (2.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (50.48%) REST
2 249 (47.98%) Spring
3 246 (47.40%) Hibernate
4 155 (29.87%) JMS
5 150 (28.90%) RESTful
6 149 (28.71%) Web Services
7 133 (25.63%) AngularJS
8 113 (21.77%) CSS
9 112 (21.58%) HTML
10 110 (21.19%) XML
11 102 (19.65%) SOAP
12 83 (15.99%) JAX-RS
13 82 (15.80%) JSP
14 80 (15.41%) JSON
15 77 (14.84%) Spring MVC
16 74 (14.26%) Drools
16 74 (14.26%) JPA
17 70 (13.49%) J2EE
17 70 (13.49%) React
18 68 (13.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.14%) Linux Command Line
2 32 (6.17%) User Experience
3 14 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.31%) Algorithms
4 12 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.93%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.35%) SWIFT
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.58%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.39%) Clustering
9 2 (0.39%) DataPower
9 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.39%) NHS
9 2 (0.39%) Online Games
9 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 99 (19.08%) Unix
2 65 (12.52%) Linux
3 63 (12.14%) VMS
4 20 (3.85%) Android
5 19 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.47%) Windows
7 15 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.16%) AIX
8 6 (1.16%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.96%) Debian
9 5 (0.96%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.39%) CentOS
10 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (66.47%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (34.30%) TDD
3 162 (31.21%) Microservices
4 134 (25.82%) MVC
5 127 (24.47%) OO
6 117 (22.54%) Test Automation
7 108 (20.81%) Scrum
8 98 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
9 96 (18.50%) DevOps
10 82 (15.80%) BDD
11 78 (15.03%) Domain-Driven Design
12 72 (13.87%) SOA
13 70 (13.49%) CQRS
13 70 (13.49%) OOA/OOD
14 68 (13.10%) Dependency Injection
15 65 (12.52%) Unit Testing
16 64 (12.33%) Open Source
17 55 (10.60%) E-Commerce
18 47 (9.06%) Kanban
19 40 (7.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 499 (96.15%) Java
2 164 (31.60%) SQL
3 155 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 63 (12.14%) JPQL
5 26 (5.01%) C#
6 24 (4.62%) XPath
7 23 (4.43%) Scala
8 14 (2.70%) GraphQL
9 11 (2.12%) PHP
10 10 (1.93%) Perl
10 10 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.73%) Groovy
11 9 (1.73%) Python
12 8 (1.54%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.54%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.96%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.77%) Apex Code
14 4 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.77%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.58%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 86 (16.57%) Security Cleared
2 61 (11.75%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.08%) Degree
4 7 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) CISSP
6 3 (0.58%) RHCE
6 3 (0.58%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.39%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.94%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) GCP
2 7 (1.35%) SEPA
3 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.58%) PMO
4 2 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (9.44%) Docker
2 7 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (7.32%) Ansible
2 37 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (5.97%) Puppet
4 5 (0.96%) Galera Cluster
4 5 (0.96%) OpenNebula
5 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.77%) Terraform
6 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.39%) Kibana
6 2 (0.39%) logstash
6 2 (0.39%) Nagios
6 2 (0.39%) Oozie
6 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Rancher
Vendors
1 140 (26.97%) Oracle
2 38 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.08%) MuleSoft
4 15 (2.89%) Red Hat
5 14 (2.70%) IBM
6 13 (2.50%) SAP
7 12 (2.31%) Perforce
8 9 (1.73%) Google
9 8 (1.54%) hybris
10 6 (1.16%) Adobe
11 5 (0.96%) Coremetrics
11 5 (0.96%) F5
11 5 (0.96%) PayPal
11 5 (0.96%) Splunk
12 4 (0.77%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.77%) VMware
13 3 (0.58%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.58%) HP
13 3 (0.58%) Talend